NYPD officers shoot, kill gunman seen firing shots at couple in Brooklyn

The NYPD is investigating after a police-involved shooting Monday afternoon in Brooklyn left one man dead.

Police said just before 6 p.m. in East Flatbush, officers responded to reports of a man with a gun firing shots near East 57th Street and Remsen Avenue.

While searching for a suspect, police said officers saw a man chasing after another man and a woman, firing numerous rounds at the pair.

A still from ring footage of a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn on Monday.

Officers stepped in, confronted, and shot the gunman, who was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital.

Footage from a doorbell camera caught the final moments of the dramatic shootout.

"What they see is a male chasing another male and female firing numerous rounds trying to shoot them. Our officers jumped out quickly, and they take care of the threat," said NYPD Chief of Patrol John Chell.

The shooter was 20 years old and has not yet been identified. 

The two victims were not injured. But why the shooter was after the pair remains unknown. A firearm was recovered from the scene.

According to police, a 60-year-old innocent bystander, who neighbors identified as a street mechanic, was shot twice in cross fire. He’s expected to be OK, although its not clear who shot him. 

"Once again, our officers looking for perpetrators ran in the middle of gunfire, stopped the threat and saved two people’s lives," Chell added.